Sheriff's Office Seeks Home Invasion Suspect

Simpson County Sheriff Donald O’Cain is asking for the public’s help on locating a suspect. On April 20, 2018 at approximately 1400 hours, the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office received a call for 172 W.S. White Road Mount Olive MS. The call detailed that someone had kicked in the front door of the residence. Shortly after the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office Deputies arrived on scene, the residence owner stated to the deputies that he heard a noise in the front of the residence. The owner walked into the living room and saw a black male, wearing gray sweatpants, approximately 200 pounds. The suspect appeared to be in his early 20’s. The owner was able to retrieve a firearm and fired two shots at the intruder. The suspect fled and drove off in a gold Nissan Maxima headed towards New Hope Road.